Keolis North America Appoints Tavares Brewington to Executive Vice President for Legal, Risk, and Compliance
Brewington formerly served as Vice President and General Counsel, newly created position expands team and accountabilities as member of North America Executive Committee
BOSTON – September 28, 2022 - Keolis North America (Keolis) today announced the appointment of Tavares Brewington as Executive Vice President for Legal, Risk, and Compliance. Reporting directly to the CEO, Tavares will assume a seat on the regional Executive Committee and continue to lead North America’s legal function, along with a broadened portfolio to include risk, claims, and insurance.
Tavares is an award-winning global leader with a reputation in the Boston community of giving back professionally and philanthropically. He is the founder of Street2Ivy, LLC, an organization dedicated to “Empowering Entrepreneurs to Create, Innovate, and Uplift.” In the legal community, Tavares has also served as regional director of the National Bar Association and co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s class action subcommittee.
“Since joining Keolis North America in 2020, Tavares has provided valuable leadership across legal, risk, and compliance to create transformational change that establishes a strong foundation for our shared future in North America,” said David Scorey, CEO Keolis North America. “As a member of our executive team, Tavares will help to further strengthen our organization in these areas and put Keolis in a position to continue delivering value to our own people, to our partners, and our passengers.”
With nearly two decades of experience across the public and private sectors, Tavares is a valued leader at Keolis, providing critical insights drive the organization further. Prior to joining Keolis, Tavares served as deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer for Leica Biosystems; director of U.S. compliance and global program management at Biogen; as a litigation partner with law firm Prince Lobel, LLP; and as Assistant U.S. Attorney with the United States Department of Justice.